Crown of "Wicker Tree" by Mike Helbing. The 28-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture of a tree was installed in Wicker Park's namesake park on Monday. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Wicker Park’s Newest Public Art: A Steel Tree Planted In A Grove Of Real Trees

One woman saw the $30,000 piece as a statement on nature and urbanization, while a man walking his dog said he'd rather see a real tree than a fake one.

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Karalynn McNicholas, Found Dead In Chicago Lawn, Was Murdered, Officials Say

The Mount Greenwood resident had been strangled miles away from her home and without her phone or purse.

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Neon Wilderness, New Spot From Bar DeVille Partner, Opens For Happy Hour Thursday

The bar near the Division Blue Line station pays homage to the neighborhood's Polish roots with its name, cocktails and laid-back vibe.